Calendar of Events

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Yom Hazaikaron
Yom Hazaikaron
May 1 all-day
 
Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
May 1 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judiasm 7:00 pm
Intro to Judiasm
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Monthly Film Night: Alone in Berlin (2016) 7:00 pm
Monthly Film Night: Alone in Berlin (2016)
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly Film Night: Alone in Berlin (2016)
Berlin, 1940. Working class couple Otto and Anna Quangel receive the news that their only son has lost his life in the battlefield and decide to resist the Nazi regime in their very own way. Soon the Gestapo is hunting “the threat”. Director:Vincent Perez Writers:Achim von Borries (screenplay), Vincent Perez (screenplay) Stars:Emma Thompson, Daniel Brühl, Brendan Gleeson
Taste of Judaism 7:00 pm
Taste of Judaism
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Yom Ha’atzmaut
Yom Ha’atzmaut
May 2 all-day
For more information on Yom HaZikaron click here
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud (NEW!) 8:30 am
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud (NEW!)
May 2 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join Temple Sholom to study a page of Talmud each week in Tractate Ta’anit from the Babylonian Talmud. Over this year long course, we will explore the stories and meaning within the pages and sharpen our Talmud skills that will culminate in a Siyyum (a celebration of conclusion) as we will finish the tractate in one year
Al-Anon Family Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Family Group
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Midweek Hebrew 4:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
May 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Orr Shalom Cubs Game with 8th-12th graders 6:15 pm
Orr Shalom Cubs Game with 8th-12th graders
May 3 @ 6:15 pm – 9:30 pm
Orr Shalom (high school) plus 8th grade will be going to see the Cubs play the Pillies on Wednesday, May 3rd at 7:05pm (meeting at Temple at 6:15)! The game will cost $20. Tickets are limited and available on a first come basis. Email Sari at youth@sholomchicago.org to reserve your spot!
Mah Jong 6:30 pm
Mah Jong
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Morning Book Club 11:00 am
Morning Book Club
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman A true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. After their zoo was bombed, Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski managed to save over three hundred people from the Nazis by hiding refugees in the empty animal cages. With animal names for ...
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Shabbat Minyan Study 9:45 am
Shabbat Minyan Study
May 6 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bat Mitzvah- Lucy Norris 10:30 am
Bat Mitzvah- Lucy Norris
May 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Lucy Norris
Parents:  Clifford & Sarah Siblings:  Molly, Sophie & Max School:  Near North Montessori
Bat Mitzvah- Phoebe Lembeck 4:30 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Phoebe Lembeck
May 6 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Phoebe Lembeck
Parents: Natasha Motev Lembeck & Tom Lembeck Sibling: Jack School: Bernard Zell Ansha Emet Day School Mitzvah Project: Collecting toiletries and assembling Hygiene Kits for The Night Ministry
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Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
May 8 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Mah Jong 6:30 pm
Mah Jong
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Intro to Judiasm 7:00 pm
Intro to Judiasm
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud (NEW!) 8:30 am
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud (NEW!)
May 9 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join Temple Sholom to study a page of Talmud each week in Tractate Ta’anit from the Babylonian Talmud. Over this year long course, we will explore the stories and meaning within the pages and sharpen our Talmud skills that will culminate in a Siyyum (a celebration of conclusion) as we will finish the tractate in one year
Al-Anon Family Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Family Group
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
May 10 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Mini Mishpacha Minyan 5:45 pm
Mini Mishpacha Minyan
May 12 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Mini-Mishpacha Minyan is a new initiative at Temple Sholom that is designed to help bring young families together for Shabbat on a regular basis.  We will light candles and say blessings together, and have fun welcoming Shabbat through listening to music and playing!  As parents, we know that it’s sometimes difficult to make it to standard services on a Friday ...
Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
May 12 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Services 6:15 pm
Shabbat Services
May 12 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
May 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Or Chadash May Service 7:45 pm
Or Chadash May Service
May 12 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Shabbat Minyan Study 9:45 am
Shabbat Minyan Study
May 13 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bat Mitzvah- Marissa Strauss 4:30 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Marissa Strauss
May 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Marissa Strauss
Parents:  Robert & Kimberly Strauss Sibling:  Ashley School: Bernard Zell Mitzvah Project:  Organized and created blessing bags for Chicago Homeless
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Special Monday Meal- Mother’s/Parent’s Day 3:30 pm
Special Monday Meal- Mother’s/Parent’s Day
May 15 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Mah Jong 6:30 pm
Mah Jong
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Intro to Judiasm 7:00 pm
Intro to Judiasm
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud (NEW!) 8:30 am
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud (NEW!)
May 16 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join Temple Sholom to study a page of Talmud each week in Tractate Ta’anit from the Babylonian Talmud. Over this year long course, we will explore the stories and meaning within the pages and sharpen our Talmud skills that will culminate in a Siyyum (a celebration of conclusion) as we will finish the tractate in one year
Al-Anon Family Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Family Group
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
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CJE Senior Life Resource Specialist 9:00 am
CJE Senior Life Resource Specialist
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
This free service is available through the collaboration of Anshe Emet Synagogue, Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel, Emanuel Congregation, Mishkan Chicago, Temple Sholom and CJE SeniorLife. Medicare Medicaid Marketplace and Other Insurance Prescription Drug Assistance Social Security Aging in Place Resources Real Estate Tax Relief Utility Assistance Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP, formerly called food stamps) License Plate Discount and RTA Ride ...
Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
May 17 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Town Hall Meeting 8:00 pm
Town Hall Meeting
May 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Be involved in a Sacred Conversation – your comments and questions are important and valuable! Learn about: • A new and transformative governance model developed as part of our Temple’s strategic planning efforts • Proposed revisions to Temple Sholom’s bylaws that will be voted on at the May 30 Annual Meeting
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Downtown Talmud Study 12:00 pm
Downtown Talmud Study
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Meets the 3rd Friday of each month, Sep-May, at the offices of TradeLink LLC in Hyatt center (71 South Wacker, Floor 19). Make Talmud study a fixed habit. RSVP needed in advance to be on security list.
Family-Friendly Shabbat Dinner 5:30 pm
Family-Friendly Shabbat Dinner
May 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
Family-Friendly Shabbat Dinner
Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
May 19 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Family-Friendly Kabbalat Torah Shabbat Service Featuring 7th-12th graders 6:15 pm
Family-Friendly Kabbalat Torah Shabbat Service Featuring 7th-12th graders
May 19 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Celebrate our high school seniors and Kabbalat Torah
Makom Sushi Shabbat 7:30 pm
Makom Sushi Shabbat
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Temple Sholom for another one of our very popular 20’s and 30’s Shabbat experiences. Enjoy a familiar,upbeat Shabbat Service with guitar. Visit with old friends and meet new ones! There is a $5 suggested donation that will go toward the Monday Meal. Please RSVP by email to makom@sholomchicago.org.
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Shabbat Minyan Study 9:45 am
Shabbat Minyan Study
May 20 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bar Mitzvah Charles Kulwin 10:30 am
Bar Mitzvah Charles Kulwin
May 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Bar Mitzvah Charles Kulwin
Parents: Shelly Kulwin & Lisa Coconato Siblings: Francesca & Billy School: Catherine Cook School Mitzvah Project: Protecting Lake Michigan through advocacy and beach clean-up.
Bar Mitzvah Marcus McDermott 10:30 am
Bar Mitzvah Marcus McDermott
May 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Bar Mitzvah Marcus McDermott
Parents: Heidi & Bob McDermott Sibling:  Samantha School:  North Park Elementary School Mitzvah Project: Hand made evaporative cooling “cool-ties” for military personal.
Mindful Jewish Aging 2:00 pm
Mindful Jewish Aging
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
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Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
May 22 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Mah Jong 6:30 pm
Mah Jong
May 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Intro to Judiasm 7:00 pm
Intro to Judiasm
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud (NEW!) 8:30 am
Daf Shevui: A Weekly Study of a Page of Talmud (NEW!)
May 23 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Join Temple Sholom to study a page of Talmud each week in Tractate Ta’anit from the Babylonian Talmud. Over this year long course, we will explore the stories and meaning within the pages and sharpen our Talmud skills that will culminate in a Siyyum (a celebration of conclusion) as we will finish the tractate in one year
Al-Anon Family Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Family Group
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Jewish War Veterans Post 710 Meeting 7:00 pm
Jewish War Veterans Post 710 Meeting
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
All Temple Sholom members and their guests are welcomed to the monthly meeting to hear about Post 710 plans for 2017, and support of our community service programs. New member of all ages are welcome, especially Post 9/11 veterans. We will review the Vet-Tec program that lists military training eligible for college credit and will provide assistance and information to ...
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Al-Anon Family Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Family Group
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Shavuot Study & Annual Meeting 5:30 pm
Shavuot Study & Annual Meeting
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
5:30PM | Shavuot Study 6:00PM | 149th Annual Meeting • Hear from our dedicated Leadership and ratify transformative governance changes • Learn about the outcome of our Strategic Planning process • Welcome our new Board and President
150th Meeting Volunteer Engagement Launch 7:00 pm
150th Meeting Volunteer Engagement Launch
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Be the fi rst to know of our 150th Anniversary year events! • Celebrate our rich history • Preview upcoming events • Find out how to participate • Enjoy food and drinks
Lakeview Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot 10:00 pm
Lakeview Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot @ Anshe Emet Synagogue
May 30 @ 10:00 pm – May 31 @ 5:00 am
Lakeview Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot @ Anshe Emet Synagogue
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Building Closed
Building Closed
May 31 all-day
 
Shavuot
Shavuot
May 31 all-day
To learn more about Shavuot click here
Shavuot Service- Yizkor @ Temple Emanuel 10:30 am
Shavuot Service- Yizkor @ Temple Emanuel @ Temple Emanuel
May 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm